Four Turks arrested in Greece for smuggling migrants
ATHENSFour Turkish people have been arrested in northwestern Greece after being caught trying to smuggle seven Syrian and Afghan migrants to Italy, Kathimerini reported.
Greek police made the arrests on Dec. 22, with the four men charged with helping the immigrants onto a truck on the Athens-Ioannina highway.
One of the four men was driving the truck, another helping him and two more were in a car, acting as lookouts, the report said.
According to authorities, the migrants had agreed to pay 5,000 euros in total to be taken to Italy. The four Turkish suspects, aged 36 to 48, were facing a prosecutor in Ioannina Dec. 23.